Blogs about Goal Setting

Getting Started

Hi there! I hope you are having a great day. My goal through these posts is to share my journey and knoweldge to help motivate you in reaching your goals. I've never written one of these before so here we go!

15-16 weeks Trying. Good Stress.

16-17 Weeks Pregnant Tomorrow Crystal

If you are going with the flow...

If you are going with the flow you're going the wrong way According to recent statistics, only 45% of Americans are getting the minimum recommended amounts of exercise. And those are just the minimums. Everywhere you look, it is still easier to find low quality convenience food than anything of nutritional value and exercise is more often "get it in when you can" rather than a committed item in your schedule. Don't get me wrong.

SMART Goals "R" by Skip

S.M.A.R.T. GOALS R = RelevantYour goal needs to mean something to you.  It has to be SO important that it CHANGES your life.  I talked about eating the elephant “one bite at a time”, well what does that elephant mean to you?   

SMART Goals - A by Skip

S.M.A.R.T. GOALSA = AttainableHow do you eat an elephant?????  One bite at a time.  There are 2 main types of goals, the ACTION goal, and the STRETCH goal.   Today I’ll talk  ATTAINABLE ACTION goals… it’s that one bite of the Elephant!AN Action goal is one that you know, in your heart, you have the willpower and the resources to start…right now… and following the guidelines we are talking about here…very ATTAINABLE! 

Exercise FAQs

With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q:  How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete.  Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity. 

Start Your New Year’s Resolution Revolution

Where are you at with your 2017 goals for health and fitness?To make this year your year, begin by taking some time to write it all down.

Victories and Struggles

At what point does it become arrogant or boastful to celebrate our victories? When were we taught that to discuss our strengths was inappropriate or even a sign of weakness? 

Victories and Struggles

At what point does it become arrogant or boastful to celebrate our victories? When were we taught that to discuss our strengths was inappropriate or even a sign of weakness? 

Having Your Pumpkin Pie And Eating It Too, while knowing the difference between skill building and will power

This pumpkin pie was a treat given to me by one of my Pilates clients after my first lumpectomy last November. And yes, it's not a cancer fighting food. It's a celebratory one. "Once in a while a little treat is ok," said my doctors and nurses when I called them about this little slice of pie. Hey, I didn't want cancer again. So this is a case where I was told, it is okay to have your pie and eat it too.